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Sudan: protesters face tear gas during a Women’s Day rally

Sudan: protesters face tear gas during a Women's Day rally

Sudanese protesters marching against military rule on International Women’s Day were met with tear gas as they approached the presidential palace on Tuesday, Reuters agency reports. Women’s rights groups had called for the protest along with neighborhood resistance committees that have staged street protests since the military took over in …

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Djibouti: ministry officials arrested in anti-corruption purge

Djibouti: ministry officials arrested in anti-corruption purge

Djibouti police have arrested two senior ministry officials following an audit by the general state inspectorate that revealed a massive theft of public funds, state television reported. Two officials – Farah Mohamed Osman, deputy director of materials, and Sahal Said Awaleh, head of the ministry’s treasury directorate – are in …

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